Graduate Certificate in Career Development
Level 7

Graduate Certificate in Career Development

  • We are evolving

    From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more

  • Locations and dates


    20 February 2023
    FULL YEAR BLOCK COURSES: Week of 20 March and week of 14 August
    17 July 2023
    SEMESTER 2 BLOCK COURSE: Week of 14 August
  • Length

    20 weeks full-time: 17 teaching weeks plus 3 holiday weeks. Part time study over two years is available.

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2023: $3,392 plus $120 Student Services Levy

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code


Online programme.

If you want the skills to support career planning and development for your students, clients or organisation, then this blended learning programme is for you.

Choose four subjects; either three level 7 and one level 6 course or four level 7 courses and build a solid theoretical foundation in career guidance and development.  

Catering to ākonga (students) from all walks of life who may be looking to add value to their current qualifications and make a difference in their workplace, this blended learning programme is mostly completed online with some on-campus workshops.  

For teachers considering professional development, you could consider this programme for your study grant application(external link)Also suitable for professionals that want to focus on developing strengths within their teams, or if you are looking to work across the career development profession.  

Graduates can pursue careers in a multitude of sectors including education, human resources and community and government organisations.  

Successful completion of this certificate fulfils part of the requirements of full membership for Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ). 







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